Operation HOPE has interacted will all sorts of folks in its years advocating silver rights. From young children to aspiring entrepreneurs, everyone has the right to learn financial management. But what about punk rockers?
BOOF For Beginners Part II: Defining Dignity
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The word dignity is an elusive term – something difficult for adults to understand let alone children. Yet Operation HOPE stresses dignity as a fundamental aspect of our Banking on Our Future youth curriculum.
Ann and I braced ourselves. As young adults, we’re still learning the definition of dignity with every step we take.
When we returned to...
HOPE Atlanta kicked off the start of summer with some great programming and partnerships in financial empowerment.
Last Thursday, Operation HOPE joined with Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners (NTFP), a Washington Heights-based community development credit union, to honor the second class of students from our "Getting Ahead" program.
Operation HOPE representatives James Bailey and Patrice Washington join Steve Harvey on Father's Day to teach financial management.
Have you ever had a burning question around money and didn't know who to ask? Many of us do and moving forward without this vital information is dangerous.
Earlier this month, Operation HOPE brought Banking on Our Future College Edition to North Carolina Agriculture and Technical University, teaching Phase I of the curriculum to 160 incoming students.
On January 3, the first Tuesday of the year, Atlanta HOPE Center VP, Walter Jackson and Financial Management Consultant, Patrice C. Washington hit the ground running with a Credit & Money Management workshop at Central Library in downtown Atlanta.
The HOPE Center at Ebenezer last month joined forces with P.I.E. Realty, a real estate brokerage whose primary mission is to help clients plan for, invest in and eventually enjoy long-term wealth through sound financial education and preparation.
This month, the HOPE Center at Ebenezer hosted a special Credit & Money Management workshop to inaugurate our new relationship with AmeriCorps, a US Federal Government Program, funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service with a special emphasis on national service.
For the past two weeks, 27 Marsh colleagues volunteered at New Designs Charter School in Los Angeles to teach middle schoolers about financial topics such as the basics of banking, checking & savings, credit and investments.
On Friday, June 3, 200 students at Lincoln Elementary School in Lowell, MA graduated from the Washington Savings Bank “Super Savers Program.” Vichtcha Kong from Washington Savings Bank taught the Banking on Our Future financial literacy curriculum to eight classes of students at the school once a month from November to June.
As part of its ongoing commitment to the communities it serves and to help increase youth financial education, Union Bank has partnered with Operation HOPE and the Boys and Girls Club of Hollywood to educate youth ages 13 – 16 about the basics of personal finance.